www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Wichita, Winfield firms selected to pitch their plans at area investor conference -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Wichita hires new director for parks department -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Trans-Siberian Orchestra to return to Intrust Bank Arena on Dec. 5 -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Suspect in custody after stabbing near Harry and Rock -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Stephen King to speak at Wichita's Hughes Metroplex on Nov. 14 -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

ICM signs agreements to manage ethanol plants -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Bull riders coming to Kansas Star Arena -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Beechcraft gets $210M military contract

Published on -5/13/2013, 4:58 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A unit of Beechcraft Corp. says production will begin this month in Wichita on 35 training aircraft for the military.

Beechcraft Defense Co. on Monday announced the signing of a $210 million contract with the Air Force, under the government's Joint Primary Aircraft Training System procurement contract.

The contract includes 33 T-6 aircraft for the Navy and two for the Army. It also has an option for two more of the planes.

Beechcraft Defense said the latest contract is the 19th order for T-6 training planes from the military since the joint procurement program began in the late 1990s.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos